Oriental-Trumpet Lily, OT Hybrid, Orienpet Lily
Lilium 'Quintessence'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Quintessence
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Division:

8 - Other hybrids

Flower Habit:

(c) Down-facing

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Flower Shape:

Recurved

Bloom Size:

3" to 6" (76 mm to 150 mm)

6" to 12" (151 mm to 300 mm)

Color Pattern:

Brushmarks

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

By dividing the bulb's scales

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Chadwick, Illinois

Lexington, Massachusetts

Ellerbe, North Carolina

Kalama, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 4, 2010, cheerpeople from northwest, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

Has survived 3 years now. Does not multiply for me here.
Smells lovely. About 4 ft tall. Leaning so far I had to stake it.
Blooming now for July 4 holiday. It attempted to cross it and it did produce a seedling that survived for a short time. So it can set viable seed.